Sentence Examples


  • We have jurisdiction on kidnappings.
  • While my area was outside his usual jurisdiction, Detective Jackson sent a car out toward Surry to see if they could spot my wife and Molly.
  • Back then, the cops didn't have all this computer stuff and DNA and half the time, one jurisdiction didn't have a clue what was happening next door, much less in the next county.
  • Patsy— as Martha always referred to her mother—apparently neglected to so much as record her daughter's birth, later telling the authorities she could remember neither the jurisdiction where Martha was born nor the precise date.
  • He was nice enough to say I didn't belong locked up but this was Fitzgerald's jurisdiction and he couldn't do nothing about it.

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